Posts Tagged ‘VICKSBURG’

Alton J. Walters retires from Army Corps of Engineers

by Published: April 23,2014

Tags: Army, Business, Mississippi, VICKSBURG

Alton J. Walters, chief engineer on the U.S. Army Corps-Vicksburg District’s Motor Vessel Benyaurd, has retired with over 39 years of service. Walters first began working for the Corps in 1974 as a tying tool mechanic on the Mat Sinking Unit where he also served as a diesel electric striker and a tying tool repairer […] [...]

Corps allots more funding to projects in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control and other construction and maintenance projects, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.). The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general […] [...]

Julie Ford named sales, marketing manager at Vicksburg Convention Center

by Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, hospitality, Mississippi, tourism, VICKSBURG, Warren County

Julie Ford has been named the sales and marketing manager at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Ford has over 14 years of sales and marketing experience and 12-plus years in the tourism and hospitality industry. She was previously a part of the Vicksburg Convention Center team from 2002-2006. Ford most recently was the sales manager for […] [...]

Army Corps of Engineers’ Butch Lutz inducted; Patricia Hemphill selected

by Published: January 17,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University, VICKSBURG

Ernest W. “Butch” Lutz, Jr., chief of Internal Review at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, was named one of 12 distinguished Louisiana State University (LSU) alumni who were inducted into LSU’s military Hall of Honor this past fall. Lutz graduated from LSU in 1975 with a bachelor’s degree in […] [...]

KEEPING OUR EYE ON — Vicksburg’s Kristi Hall

by Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, soccer, VICKSBURG

Vicksburg native Kristi Hall combines her dual passion for wetlands and geographic information systems (GIS) every day with her work as an ecologist and environmental consultant. Hall’s company specializes in wetlands, GIS analysis, threatened and endangered species surveys and National Environmental Policy Act documents. “We work with a network of small businesses throughout the Southeast […] [...]

José E. Sánchez promoted at Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory

by Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, science, VICKSBURG

José E. Sánchez was recently promoted to the Senior Executive Service and appointed director of the Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg. Sánchez served as deputy director of CHL from November 2009 to April 2013, at which time he was selected as the laboratory’s […] [...]

Jennifer Fryar Mallard named chief of permit section by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers

by Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, Jennifer Mallard, Mississippi, US, VICKSBURG

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) recently selected Jennifer Fryar Mallard as chief of the permit section in the regulatory branch. Mallard joined the Corps in 2001 as a park ranger at Lake Greeson in Murfreesboro, Ark. After deploying to Mississippi for Hurricane Katrina emergency operations in 2005, she accepted a […] [...]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staffers win awards

by Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, science, USA, VICKSBURG

Robert Cory Winders, hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Modeling, Mapping, Consequences, and Production Center (MMC), recently received a Commander’s Award for Civilian Service at the. Winders received the award for his exceptional performance as a hydraulic engineering national technical expert during the national implementation of the Corps Water Management […] [...]

Billy’s Italian Restaurant finds success in outlet mall

Many people discover Billy’s Italian Restaurant not with their eyes, but rather with their nose. After all, who expects to see a fine Italian eatery in an outlet mall anyway? But, for the last 12 years now Billy’s Italian Restaurant has been filling the air with delicious aromas at the Outlets at Vicksburg, the patrons […] [...]

Ex-mayor’s attorney asks for more time in kickback trial

VICKSBURG — A lawyer for former Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield has asked a federal judge to postpone his trial because negotiations are ongoing with prosecutors to resolve the case. Winfield is charged in U.S. District Court in Jackson with seeking $10,000 in cash in exchange for a city contract. He has pleaded not guilty. Attorney […] [...]

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